(Vocus) September 23, 2010
Hotcoursesusa.com, a new website which allows students to rank their university or college experience has been launched in the US. With over 3,000 student reviews, learners are able to rate their study experience, selection process, tuition costs, and student life as well as providing an “overall rating” for their school. The highest ranked school to date is the University of Houston, with an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5.
In addition to college student reviews, the site provides details on 146,000 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The site also provides website links and inquiry options to 2,700 US colleges and universities making it the largest and most detailed source of program data for students searching for what and where to study.
Hotcoursesusa.com allows for prospective students to search the site for the perfect course program and school to fit individual needs and wants. Students can search by major or specific program, qualifications from associate’s degree to master’s degree, study mode whether it be campus based or online, as well as by state or zip code. The website also features a shortlist and compare function which allows prospective students to compare up to ten programs or schools side by side at one time.
Hotcoursesusa.com is also useful to those who are just starting to prepare for undergraduate or graduate schools and courses. The site includes extensive tips on tests including the SATs and ACTs for undergraduates and GMATs and GREs for graduates. An applications deadline calendar, tips and strategies for college application essays and interviews, as well as financial aid information including tuition details for each school are available on the site.
Mike Elms, CEO of Hotcourses comments: “Choosing the right school is arguably one of the most important decisions anyone makes in their life. We have identified a gap in the college search market and have launched this site to help students. Hotcourses USA’s most distinguishing feature is our impressive database of course information on top of the student reviews and school information. ”
About Hotcourses Inc. - Hotcourses was founded in 1996 and now runs websites in 21 countries and in 16 languages around the world. It has websites with education links to destinations in the USA, UK, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, and New Zealand. Hotcourses has offices in Massachusetts, USA; London, UK; Sydney, Australia; and Chennai, India.